- Welcome To The Future Nauseous from Ribbon Farm, on normalcy bias
- Survivorship Bias: “Simply put, survivorship bias is your tendency to focus on survivors instead of whatever you would call a non-survivor depending on the situation. Sometimes that means you tend to focus on the living instead of the dead, or on winners instead of losers, or on successes instead of failures.” from You Are Not So Smart. io9 says that it is this kind of bias which allows us to believe in psychic powers.
- The Science of Our Optimism Bias and the Life-Cycle of Happiness from Brainpickings
- Cognitive Biases: Why We Make Irrational Decisions from PsyBlog
- The 12 Cognitive Biases That Keep You From Being Rational from Farnam Street
- Mental Model: Bias from insensitivity to sample size also from Farnam Street
- List of biases from Wikipedia.
- Overcoming Bias blog
- If You’re Biased And You Know It Clap Your Hands, from Jezebel
- How a Psychological Bias Makes Groups Feel Good About Themselves And Discredit Others from Psy Blog
- Children and Stereotypes Part 2 describes the difference between implicit and explicit bias: One way to understand stereotypes is by splitting them into two types: the explicit and implicit biases. An explicit bias is something that we are aware of, such as “young people are more likely to commit a crime than older people”. An implicit bias is something that we are unaware of, such as an assumption that “someone with darker skin is more dangerous than someone with lighter skin”. The tricky part about implicit biases is that we may genuinely think that we believe otherwise. People may honestly say that they have no preconceived notions about people with brown skin, yet, may have an implicit belief that people with brown skin are more dangerous than people with lighter skin.
- Twenty tips for interpreting scientific claims from Nature reminds us that bias is rife.
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